The Library is the Control Point for JPLers and JPL organizations wanted to make book purchases, including eBooks, audio books, conference proceedings, CD-ROMs, digital media, etc. These are typically called “desk copies” and will be labeled as government property.
HOW TO SUBMIT A PURCHASE REQUEST (Desk Copy):
- Log into BEACON Express
- Under New Request select Purchase Request
- Fill in all fields marked with an asterisk
- Change Need By date if necessary
- Typically books arrive in 2-3 days.
- Need it quicker? Change the Rush field from Regular to Yes. Additional charges MAY apply
- Select a valid Project/Task number. If you need to add or delete an account, select Change Accounts under Tools in the Beacon Express navigation menu.
- Note: Changes to accounts will only be visible on new requests.